Important Dates


Important date for Pre-RBPC

Date Event
November 1, 2021

Applications open
Check Eligibility to see if you meet the requirements!

January 31, 2022

Applications close at 11:59 PM CDT

February 1- 15

Application Screening process

February 17

Announcement of Startups invited to RBPC 2022

April 7-9

RBPC at Rice University in Houston, Texas

2022 Rice Business Plan Competition Important Dates

  • Applications can be submitted online during the application window. Visit our eligibility page to learn more about how to apply.

  • Congratulations to the 42 teams invited to compete in the #RBPC22! 


    Watch the announcement here on Feb. 18. 

  • Invited teams confirm commitment to compete via written confirmation on application and last day to withdraw without penalty.